Man Charged In Old Saybrook Fire

Old Saybrook police are planning to arrest a suspect in connection with a house fire last month.

Glenn Alburtus is to be arraigned in Middletown Superior Court on the charges today in connection with the February 22 fire that left a woman critically injured.

Police say Alburtus set the fire at the home at 19 Beaver Dam Trail.

Alburtus is facing charges of criminal attempt to commit murder, arson, kidnapping, assault, and interfering with an emergency call.  Bond has been set at $1 million.

In addition, police say Alburtus was charged with threatening, reckless endangerment, unlawful restraint, and disorderly conduct.


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